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George H. Cowan fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1914-1917

Fonds consists of correspondence. Includes petition to the legislative assembly of British Columbia to incorporate, act and bill of incorporation; correspondence relating to the incorporation of A.T.C.; British Columbia and Yukon Church Aid Society memorandum assessing past and future work of the Society.

Cowan, George Henry

George Hills fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1838-1912, predominant 1838-1895

Fonds consists of Journals, notes, correspondence, and clippings.;Includes transcribed copies of Bishop's journals (1838-1861) and photocopied copies of the Journal (1838-1895) which provides valuable insights into the early history of the church in British Columbia, the establishment of the first missions, ordinations of the various clergy, dedications and consecrations of churches, visits to new towns and settlements all over the province, synod resolutions, the handling of the Cridge affair, and the construction of the Canadian Pacific Railway. Included also are handwritten liturgical notes and a vocabulary, written in a native Indian language, Bishop Hills' seal crest, materials about Bishop Hills written after his death.

Hills, George, 1816-1895

Harold Eustace Sexton collection

  • Collection
  • 1859-1972, predominant 1911

Collection consists of H.P.K. Skipton's manuscript "The Life of George Hills, first Bishop of British Columbia" with annotations, introduction and notes by Archbishop H.E. Sexton, and related correspondence; historical typed and printed material. Includes the printed Sermon preached by Bishop Hills at the farewell service celebrated before his departure (1859), as well as the tenth annual report of the Columbia Mission (1868); includes also the typed copy of "The early days of the Church of England on the Pacific Slope" by Walter N. Sage [s.d.]

Periodicals collection

  • Collection
  • 1910-1992

Collection consists of printed material. Includes copies of the diocesan newspaper, The Highway (1956- ); Across the Rockies (1910-1957; incomplete), official publication of the British Columbia and Yukon Church Aid Society (B.C.Y.C.A.S.); B.C.Y.C.A.S. yearbooks (1911-1912,1914).

Sir Francis Cooke Caulfeild Heathcote fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1941-1959, predominant 1947

Fonds consists of correspondence and press clippings. Includes primarily correspondence with Canon Jocelyn Perkins, General Secretary of the British Columbia and Yukon Church Aid Society, which relates to the possible closure of the British Columbia and Yukon Church Aid Society.

Heathcote, Francis Cooke Caulfeild, Sir